Patrick O’Sullivan QC

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Patrick O'Sullivan QC is a leading commercial silk with a specialist practice in commercial construction and infrastructure.

Patrick practised in Australia, then as Senior Crown Counsel with the Hong Kong Government before joining the Bar in 1997, taking Silk in 2008. 

With extensive experience as an advocate, he was once again named in Doyle's Guide 2017 as Leading South Australian Senior Counsel in construction.

Patrick is highly regarded for being commercially astute, easy to work with and possessing an exceptional ability to grapple with technical construction and engineering issues. He practises widely throughout Australia as well as in international and domestic arbitration.

Patrick was President of the Australian Bar Association 2016-2017.



Date of admission: 1981

Qualifications: LLB, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, B App Sc (Wine Science), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)


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